ASH02 Music theory

Faculty of Arts
Spring 2021
Extent and Intensity
0/0/0. 6 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
doc. PhDr. Martin Horyna, Ph.D. (lecturer)
MgA. Ondřej Múčka (lecturer)
Mgr. Michaela Ratolístková (assistant)
Mgr. Vladimír Maňas, Ph.D. (alternate examiner)
Guaranteed by
Mgr. Vladimír Maňas, Ph.D.
Academy of Ancient Music - Department of Musicology - Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: Mgr. Michaela Ratolístková
Supplier department: Academy of Ancient Music - Department of Musicology - Faculty of Arts
Fri 5. 3. 15:00–16:40 C31, Fri 9. 4. 15:00–16:40 C31, Fri 7. 5. 15:00–16:40 C31, Fri 28. 5. 15:00–16:40 C31
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
History of music theory, basic sources and methodology.
Learning outcomes
Students will be able to decsribe the main sources for study of history of the music theory. They will be familiar with metodology of subject.
  • 1. Introduction, methodology, sources
  • 2. Terminology
  • 3. Proportions
  • 4. Tone systems
  • JANOVKA, Tomáš Baltazar. Clavis and thesaurum magnae artis musicae. Edited by Michael Pospíšil - Jiří Sehnal - Jiří Matl. Vyd. 1. Praha: KLP, 2006. cxxiv, 387. ISBN 8085917939. info
  • PHILOMATES, Václav. Musicorum libri quattuor. Edited by Martin Horyna. Vyd. 1. Praha: KLP, 2003. xliv, 122. ISBN 8070406445. info
  • ZARLINO, Gioseffo. Theorie des Tonsystems : Das erste und zweite Buch der Institutioni harmoniche (1573). Edited by Michael Fend. Frankfurt a. M.: Verlag Peter Lang GmbH, 1989. xi, 471. ISBN 3631407246. info
Teaching methods
Assessment methods
Written test
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
The course is taught annually.
Information on the extent and intensity of the course: 8 hodin přednášek.
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2020, Spring 2022.
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